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T-Bone Walker (Blues Singer) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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T-Bone Walker
Aaron Thibeaux "T-Bone" Walker was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who was a pioneer and innovator of the jump blues and electric blues sound. In 2018 Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 67 on its list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".
Birth name Aaron Thibeaux Walker
Also known as Oak Cliff T-Bone
Born May 28, 1910, Linden, Texas, U.S.
Died March 16, 1975, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Blues, Electric Blues, Texas Blues, Jump Blues, West Coast blues
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Guitar, vocals, piano, banjo, ukulele, violin, mandolin
Years active 1928–1975
Labels Atlantic, Black & Blue, Black & White, Brunswick, Capitol, Charly, Columbia, Duke, Imperial, Modern, Polydor, Reprise
Associated acts Blind Lemon Jefferson, Steve Miller, Memphis Slim, Willie Dixon, Chuck Berry

About T-Bone Walker

Blues guitarist and singer who pioneered jump and electric blues and who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

T-Bone Walker before fame

Blues Singer Blind Lemon Jefferson, a family friend, taught him the ropes.

Achievement of T-Bone Walker

He was the first blues guitarist to use an electric guitar.

T-Bone Walker family life

Movelia Jimerson and Rance Walker, both musicians, were his parents when he was born. His stepfather, Marco Washington, taught him to play the guitar, violin, and piano.

Associations of T-Bone Walker

He performed alongside Blues Singer Willie Dixon at the American Folk Blues Festival in 1962.

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Duke Records artists. American blues mandolinists. West Coast blues musicians. Modern Records artists. Brunswick Records artists. Charly Records artists. Texas blues musicians. Imperial Records artists. Burials at Inglewood Park Cemetery. Reprise Records artists. African-American guitarists. American blues pianists. Musicians from Dallas. Electric blues musicians. Polydor Records artists. African-American singer-songwriters. Singers from Texas. Capitol Records artists

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Latest information about T-Bone Walker updated on March 17 2022.